BBC News - Health
Updated: 22 hours 22 min ago
A new screening test for bowel cancer in NI is on hold because there is no Stormont health minister.
Progress is made at the Shrewsbury and Telford trust but maternity services must improve, the CQC says.
School-leavers are being urged to be immunised against the highly aggressive strain.
More care homes are needed as an ageing population puts pressure on services, researchers suggest.
A "communication breakdown" meant 100 members of the Indian community were not allowed to give blood.
More than 200 patients have been infected, but none has died, Public Health England confirms.
A breakthrough could lead to easier, faster and cheaper vaccines.
Baby Ella was struggling to breathe after getting her neck caught on the umbilical cord during her birth.
It is hoped that the cardboard boxes will help reduce cot deaths in Scotland.
Even if medical tests don't show up any problems, being overweight is bad for the heart, experts say.
Marcus Hutchins was arrested earlier this month on a trip to cyber-security conferences in Las Vegas.
The overall caseload has declined since early July, but 5,000 people a day are still being infected.
People have higher life satisfaction if they feel emotions they desire - even if they are unpleasant.
Wendy Watson MBE has resigned as a trustee of National Hereditary Breast Cancer Helpline.
A Labour MSP says access to sanitary products should be a basic right for anyone who needs them.
Action for Children estimates 140,000 children referred to social services do not get the help they need.
Teacher Caroline Hope became infected while receiving cancer treatment in Turkey.
The mother of a woman who killed herself in prison speaks out against the prison system.
A blog on birth trauma is prompting women to share their own difficult experiences.
More than 600 children and teenagers are being treated for the condition in England and Wales, experts warn.